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20 Must Have Apps for Windows Phone 8

20 Must Have Apps for Windows Phone 8
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20 Best Windows Phone Apps

While it might not have market share on the scale of Android and iOS, Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system is home to quality devices and boasts some neat features such as a clean visual design, Live Tile widgets and lock screen functionality. Pickings may have been on the thin side during launch, but that's changed with big name apps and developers like Instagram, Gameloft and others popping up in the Windows Phone app store. Check out 20 of our favorite Windows Phone 8 apps below.

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    jaksun5 , November 6, 2012 10:31 PM
    I hope this is in no particular order, because the ebay app is MUCH more important than the Amazon one...
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    jaksun5 , November 7, 2012 11:20 PM
    The truly amazing thing about this story as evidenced by the lack of comments is that maybe MS has more of an uphill battle than once thought
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    swimomatic , November 12, 2012 1:06 PM
    Most people don't even have their Lumia 920's in the states yet, mine is arriving later today/tomorrow. Unfortunately AT&T is helping to ruin the hype behind the release of WP8.
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    techy74 , November 15, 2012 8:14 PM
    Soon...

    Just want one, why are they not on the shelves here yet?
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    scrumworks , February 5, 2013 2:36 PM
    Soundhound looked interesting. Downloading...
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    matthelm , February 5, 2013 3:02 PM
    Wow, I saw 1 app in this list that I would load!
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    Anonymous , February 5, 2013 3:13 PM
    What? No MonsterUp Adventures? :)  None of my phones are without it! (WP7 or WP8)
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    Anonymous , February 5, 2013 3:23 PM
    whats with all this crapware? now Toms Guide is promoting crapware?
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    Anonymous , February 5, 2013 3:50 PM
    Hulu? Anyone.....Anyone? Hulu?
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    CaedenV , February 5, 2013 4:17 PM
    iHeartRadio
    PC Remote
    Bible (youversion)
    Demote It
    Flashlight-X
    IMDB
    Skype
    Translator

    Other than games, those are all the ones I like to use on a regular basis on my lumia 920 (other than the native installed apps)
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    Robi_g , February 5, 2013 4:46 PM
    Currency X
    Armored
    Mail app
    Weather app
    Skype

    That's all that's useful on the desktop really, so many better things that are in 'windowed' form
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    quanticfx , February 5, 2013 6:19 PM
    Doesn't WP8 have the Sound Hound functionality natively? I know WP7 has it.
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    opmopadop , February 5, 2013 8:58 PM
    kariosWhat? No MonsterUp Adventures? None of my phones are without it! (WP7 or WP8)

    Hehe, plugging your own apps Karios lol, but worth the plug, give the free one a shot guys.
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